The University of Pennsylvania’s Sarah Hughes didn’t always consider herself an advocate. But she’s also not one to pass up an opportunity to help.
After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.
Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.
PHILADELPHIA — The spring 2011 flood on the Mississippi was among the largest floods ever, the river swelling over its banks and wreaking destruction in the surrounding areas.
If you’re one of the people who takes the University of Pennsylvania online course “’Pay Attention!!’ ADHD Through the Lifespan,” you will learn that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder isn’t just kid stuff.
Even though between 5 and 8 percent of school-aged children in the United States are diagnosed with ADHD, it is estimated that 4 percent of adults also suffer from some form of attention deficit disorder -- and that number is increasing.
PHILADELPHIA — Niemann-Pick Type C disease is a rare and incurable neurological disorder that affects 500 children worldwide. Presently, there are no therapies approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat NPC.